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Xanadu Cast Announced

Chris Jones Chicago Tribune 9-26-08 Elizabeth Stanley , who just completed a run as the female lead of John Waters’ “Cry Baby” on Broadway , will star as Kira in the Chicago production of the Broadway musical “Xanadu.” The Chicago sit-down is to begin in January and is expected to run for about six months […]

Road shows are taking short runs

Variety By Robert Hofler 9-24-08 If there’s a “Wicked”- or “Jersey Boys”-size road blockbuster in the wings, producers and their bookers are taking a wait-and-see approach. Even a potential behemoth like Disney’s “Mary Poppins,” which kicks off its national tour in March 2009, does not plan a sit-down production for the road. And more significant, […]